Steve Kesler

Steve Kesler has more than 35 years’ experience in the mining sector with both major and junior mining companies. Dr Kesler has experience in all phases of the mining industry from exploration through to managing operations in multiple commodities notably uranium, copper, nickel, zinc, coal/lignite, gold/silver and iron ore. He has lived and worked professionally for mining companies in Namibia, South Africa,Chile, Philippines, UK, USA, Canada and Colombia. Dr Kesler has considerable public company board and company leadership experience including previous roles as CEO and director for TSX and AIM listed Greystar Resources, President of Mining for URS Corporation (NYSE), Executive Director at Billiton plc which was listed on the Main Market and JSE prior to the takeover by BHP, CEO and director at Pacific Nickel Limited (ASX), CEO at Minera Doña Ines de Collahuasi Ltda (Chile), General Manager and director of Rossing Uranium Limited (Namibia) and Vice President of Business Development for Minera Escondida Ltda (Chile). Dr Kesler holds a B.Sc (Mining Engineering) and Ph.D. (Mineral Technology) from Imperial College and the Advanced Management Programme from Templeton College, University of Oxford and is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
Bio last updated 11 Oct 2016

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Chief Executive
European Lithium
European Lithium
2016 - 2018144

Total Shareholder Return as at 28/09/18

1 year TSR5 year TSR
44thEuropean Lithium150%5%
58thBass Metals127%28%
614thArafura Resources-32%-6%
750thEuropean Metals-57%28%
739 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar


143rd↓Arafura Resources$660k
144th↑European Lithium$659k
146th↑European Metals$646k
147th↓Bass Metals$631k
510 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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